How to travel from Guadalajara to Madrid

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from Guadalajara to Madrid

You can get from Guadalajara to Madrid by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Guadalajara to Madrid on Jun 27 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Guadalajara to Madrid

distanceDistance32 miles (51 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Renfe Regional Expres

Travel 32 miles (51 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Guadalajara and Madrid. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Alsa or Renfe Regional Expres among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Guadalajara to Madrid.

Travel Tips: Travel from Guadalajara to Madrid

Travel to Madrid easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Guadalajara to Madrid.

There are 4 ways to travel to Madrid from Guadalajara including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Guadalajara and Madrid is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:

Taking a ferry is usually $4 (€3) less than taking a bus to Madrid, which costs on average $4 (€3) for the same trip.

Taking a ferry is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a flight to Madrid, which costs on average $1 (€1) for the same trip.

A ferry is $7 (€6) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Guadalajara to Madrid costing on average $7 (€6).

The fastest way from Guadalajara to Madrid is by train with an average journey time of 28 min.

There are alternative travel options to Madrid that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Madrid by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

You should expect to travel around 32 miles (51 km) between Guadalajara and Madrid.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Guadalajara to Madrid:

  • Buses mostly depart from Guadalajara, Estación de Autobuses and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Trains from Guadalajara to Madrid most often leave from Guadalajara-Yebes and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Guadalajara to Madrid:

  • You can take a bus from Guadalajara to Madrid with Alsa. Cheap tickets can be found for $4 (€3) with Alsa from Guadalajara to Madrid.
  • You can go to Madrid from Guadalajara by train with Renfe Regional Expres. You'll see cheap train tickets for $7 (€6) with Renfe Regional Expres from Guadalajara to Madrid on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Guadalajara to Madrid with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct bus with Alsa.
  • You can travel directly by train with Renfe AVE, Renfe Alvia or Renfe Regional Expres.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Madrid as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Guadalajara and Madrid.

Looking to extend your trip from Guadalajara to Madrid? Many Omio customers who go from Guadalajara to Madrid usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you're looking to explore Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla from Madrid, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Guadalajara to Madrid, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $4 (€3) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $7 (€6) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Guadalajara to Madrid online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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